Enhancing availability, accessibility and affordability of quality healthcare to India’s billion-plus people has always presented enormous challenges and opportunities for the medical community, insurers and other service providers to overcome the widening healthcare gap.
However, healthcare in India is undergoing a transformation. The convergence of technology and healthcare is at the heart of this transformation. For instance, there is increasing convergence of health information and communication technologies that is enabling greater accessibility and availability of healthcare.
The convergence of Technology in Healthcare has impacted healthcare delivery and led to impact at four levels.
Technology in Healthcare is enabling healthcare providers to realize the promise of improved workflow efficiencies, increased patient safety and better care coordination, leading to increased convergence, integration, and interoperability with one another.
Healthcare organizations often have a combination of legacy and new applications running on disparate proprietary networks, which can create interoperability, visibility, and security issues. Such chaos can challenge an organization’s ability to securely access and exchange patient information.
However, healthcare providers face many challenges in their adoption of technology and must strike a difficult balance.
This problem is especially difficult to solve because most healthcare providers have a combination of legacy and new applications running on disparate proprietary networks which causes 3 main challenges:
Such chaos can make it difficult for IT teams to support real-time and resource intensive solutions such as digital imaging and electronic health records (EHRs) at the point of care, as well as provide telemedicine and other productivity-enhancing technologies that can help improve patient care and address the chronic shortage of healthcare professionals.
Multilayer SecurityThe modern application- and service-ready networking architecture is a key element of the converged infrastructure that connects data center server and storage resources – can quickly adapt to changing business requirements, dynamically scaling capacity and provisioning connections to meet application demands “on the fly”.
Comprehensive security from firewall, VPNs at the perimeter to interior protection with threat management, access control, wired and wireless IPS.
Intelligent Resilient Framework
The intelligent and resilient framework technology enables flatter network designs and easier-to-manage infrastructure. Healthcare organizations can create a virtual switching fabric that delivers geographic independence, distributed high availability, resiliency, and millisecond reconvergence across Layer 2 and Layer 3 protocols. This creates a lower cost, stable, fault-tolerant environment that is simpler to provision and maintain.
With networking solutions as a cornerstone, the converged infrastructure will deliver an architectural blueprint that integrates servers, storage, and networking, eliminating technology silos and freeing up resources to focus more on business innovation.
A powerful, single point of management for your mission-critical, converged network, intelligent resilient framework delivers integrated and modular network management capabilities for advanced, heterogeneous enterprise networks.